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Racquel Yamada, Ph.D.

Racquel Yamada completed her Ph.D. September 2010.  Her dissertation, “Speech Community-based Documentation, Description and Revialization: Kari’nja in Konomerume” was completed under the direction of her advisor, Spike Gildea.  Dr. Yamada received a National Science Foundation award for research on “Aretyry Kari-nja (Carib): Training Speech Community Members in Documentation, Description, and Materials Development”.   Starting Fall 2012 Dr. Yamada is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma in the Department of Anthropology.